US government increases financial assistance to Fiji

fbcnews | February 03, 2020

The United States has pledged to increase its financial assistance to Fiji and ten other regional countries in areas that needs serious attention. USAID Mission Director to the Pacific, Lawrence Hardy made the announcement saying this year’s allocation will double when compared to the past few years. The US government’s assistance known as the Pacific Pledge aims to improve the standard of living among other pressing issues in the region. The Mission Director highlighted as part of their approach to the Pacific Pledge and the pacific region several other US government agencies are expected to provide new funding and support in the near future. Since 2017, the US government has helped the region to identify and mobilize US$81M from international climate financing sources for investment in the Pacific islands including here in Fiji.

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On April 25, 2017, you established the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity through Executive Order 13790 and appointed me as its Chair. The purpose and function of this Task Force have been to identify legislative, regulatory, and policy changes to promote agriculture, economic development, job growth, infrastructure improvements, technological innovation, energy security, and quality of life in rural America.

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On April 25, 2017, you established the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity through Executive Order 13790 and appointed me as its Chair. The purpose and function of this Task Force have been to identify legislative, regulatory, and policy changes to promote agriculture, economic development, job growth, infrastructure improvements, technological innovation, energy security, and quality of life in rural America.

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